Polar cod

The polar cod has a slender body, deeply forked tail, projecting mouth and a small whisker on its chin.

The Polar cod lives in the demersal, oceanodromous, brackish, marine, depth range 0 - 400 m environment.

The polar cod or Arctic cod, Boreogadus saida, is a fish of the family Gadidae, related to the true cod (genus Gadus). Note that there is another fish with the common name Arctic cod, Arctogadus glacialis. More

Growth of polar cod, Boreogadus saida (Lepechin), in the Barents Sea - Harald Gj More

Polar cod: a key species for environmental risk assessment and monitoring of oil and gas activities in the Barents Sea = Zur Navigation | Zum Inhalt * Home * Contact Us More

The polar cod or Arctic cod, Boreogadus saida, is a fish of the familyFamily (biology) In biological classification, family is a taxonomic rank. Exact details of formal nomenclature depend on the Nomenclature Codes which applies.... More

Polar cod is truly circumpolar in that it lives in near-zero temperatures. Because it’s smaller, Polar cod is food for seabirds and bigger cod, but humans show little interest in it on a commercial level. More

Common names

€vak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Arctic cod in English
Arctische kabeljauw in Dutch (Nederlands)
Atgiaq in Alutiiq
Bacalao polar in Spanish (español)
Bacalhau polar in Portuguese (Português)
Bacalhau-polar in Portuguese (Português)
Cabilllaud in French (français)
Cod in English
Dorszyk polarny a. sajka in Polish (polski)
Ekalluak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ekalugak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Eqalugaq in Greenlandic
Equaluaq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
ïgark in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ískó› in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Ískóð in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Ískóõ in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Itok in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
ïügark in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Jäämerenseiti in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Morue arctique in French (français)
Morue polaire in French (français)
Ogac in French (français)
Ogac in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ogaq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ôgark in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ordlek in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ordlerit in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Ovac in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Polar cod in English
Polardorsch in German (Deutsch)
Polartorsk in Danish (dansk)
Polartorsk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Polartorsk in Swedish (Svenska)
Polartoskur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Polyarnaya treska in Russian (русский язык)
Poolkabeljauw in Dutch (Nederlands)
Saïda in French (français)
Saïda franc in French (français)
Saika in Russian (русский язык)
Uugak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Uugaq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Uugavik in Other
uvak in Danish (dansk)
Ûvak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Сайка in Russian (русский язык)
треска полярная in Russian (русский язык)
北鱈 in Mandarin Chinese
北鳕 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gadiformes
Family : Gadidae
Genus : Boreogadus
Species : Boreogadus saida
Authority : Lepechin, 1774